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The Power of Love in Business: Lessons From a Dogsledding Expedition

Lydia Davey | Posted 05.04.2014 | Small Business
Lydia Davey

Applying love in business has freed me to release my grip on knowledge, and to share it without reserve. It has enabled me to work on behalf of my clients, instead of simply for them.

9 20-Something Myths That Will Stall Your Career

LearnVest | Posted 09.02.2013 | Women
LearnVest

If you're putting off starting your life... don't. It's time to start making deliberate choices in your job, your city and even your love life to set yourself up for the life you want in your 30s.

The Having of Wonderful Ideas

Tom Vander Ark | Posted 08.31.2013 | Business
Tom Vander Ark

EL schools focus on learning targets and use a mastery-based grading system with 1-4 scoring. They use checkpoints along the way to scaffold students to mastery.

Inward Bound: Summer Camp for Adults (and Joyful Hippies, Curmudgeon-y Tech Addicts and Wonderful Weirdos)

Hillary Kaylor | Posted 08.24.2013 | Impact
Hillary Kaylor

There's too much philosophically to speak of in terms of the backlash to this wondrous world of technology that has saved us in so many ways and may very well be destroying us in others.

Why Short-term Decisions Won't Help Us in the Long Run

Eduardo Balarezo | Posted 04.14.2013 | Impact
Eduardo Balarezo

We began this journey to ensure that another Lonesome George situation does not happen again. We believe every one of us has the power within to shift to long-term thinking while making systemic, replicable, and sustainable changes within our own communities.

Robin Gibb Of Bee Gees Remembered For Giving Back

Posted 05.21.2012 | Impact

Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees is remembered for using his voice to raise awareness for a number of causes. The group's singer and co-founder, who die...

Into the Woods: The Noah Pippin Case

Stacy Bare | Posted 07.09.2012 | Impact
Stacy Bare

Noah Pippin, a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and our war in Iraq, went out into the woods and did not come back.

Why Your Brilliant Child Didn't Get Into The Ivies

J.D. Rothman | Posted 06.03.2012 | Parents
J.D. Rothman

These new Ivy rejects are far from slackers. They're incredible kids with impressive resumes -- 2,350+ SATs, straight As in their 16 APs, debate champions, flute soloists and MVPs.

Bragging Rights: Earning Summer Credit for Enrichment

Meg Campbell | Posted 11.14.2011 | Education
Meg Campbell

Our Expeditionary Learning school has a unique graduation requirement: 2 summer credits earned in programs or work we approve. Affluent parents tak...

What's Your Intention This School Year?

Meg Campbell | Posted 10.30.2011 | Education
Meg Campbell

Intentions are a powerful way to launch the school year. As with the best ideas in any good school, this one came from a teacher.

Yes, I Climbed Mount Kilimanjaro

Tina Sloan | Posted 10.18.2011 | Healthy Living
Tina Sloan

What were you thinking? Mount Kilimanjaro? I wasn't even sure where Mount Kilimanjaro was.

Inside Lies Magic: Investing Time in June for Planning for Next Year

Meg Campbell | Posted 09.06.2011 | Education
Meg Campbell

Finland's public education system is enjoying a great deal of attention these days. One characteristic worth emulating is how much time they give teachers to plan and work together.

Avoid Clichés Like the Plague

Richard Bangs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Richard Bangs

What makes the use of clichés so irresistible is that everybody uses them. Most of us have a natural desire to fit in, so we cannot resist using them as well; or, we often do not even recognize them.

Best School Moments

Tom Vander Ark | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Vander Ark

There's nothing more thrilling than watching a first grader string sounds and words together and then beam with pride and understanding, "I'm reading!"

So Out It's In: Unwashed Hair

Lindsay Mannering | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lindsay Mannering

Most female morning routines usually go something like this: brush teeth, take shower, wash hair, dry hair, style hair. Mine goes something like this...